Though it can be a difficult decision to make for a family, legal guardianship can become necessary. We have seen many cases where a legal guardianship is a must in order to keep a family member safe. We understand that it is a hard choice to make which is why we are here to help!
The answer to this question is YES! If you have been served with an Order to Show Cause regarding your child support obligation, you could be found guilty of criminal contempt.
To initiate a guardianship proceeding, one would have to file a petition with the Special Proceedings Division in Superior Court. The Clerk of Superior Court is the judge in guardianship proceedings.
For various reasons, spouses often sign Wills that leave out their surviving husband or wife. In other words, a spouse is disinherited. Is this legal? Yes, but steps can often be taken to effectively get around the Will.
I can’t even begin to tell you how many phone calls we get from concerned parents because their teenage son or daughter picked up an underage drinking ticket while attending a concert or tailgating at a football game.
We are often asked if a person really needs a Will. The answer is “yes, without a doubt.”
Most clients think they can get an annulment if they have been married for less than 30 days. This is not true. North Carolina law does not allow an annulment just because of a short marriage.